A view of Old Main and South Hall.A view of Old Main and South Hall.

Donora Digital Collection: Tracks and Trains

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Left:   WWI soldiers returning to Donora.
Right: WWI soldiers leaving Donora.

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Left:      A photo of people at a train wreck site.
Center: People gathering at a train wreck site.
Right:   People on top of a wrecked train.

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Image: A blue cyanotype overlooking railroad tracks and the early Donora countryside.

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Left:      Engine of the Donora Southern Railroad.
Center: Postcard showing the trolley line at the residences of mill superintendents.
Right:   Donora Souther Railroad engineer and engine car.

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Left:      Train facility at the mills.
Center: Three train workers pose on Trolley #429 in the town of Donora, PA.
Right:   Man in suit underneath train.

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Left:      Train car loading station at the mill.
Center: Track-level photo of the elevated monorail used to import coke.
Right:   View of a train car loading station at the mill.

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Left:   Photo of the Donora Souther Railroad engine car and workers.
Right: Photo of a Donora Souther Railroad train, engineer, and two men in suits.

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Left:   Train leaving the Pennsylvania Railroad Station in Donora, PA.
Right: Five men pose in front of an engine car of the Donora Southern Railroad.

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Left:   A crank mechanism used at the Donora Southern Railroad.
Right: Workers and crane inside the Wire Works, July 14, 1925.

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Left:   Mill train station built on stilts with various cranes.
Right: Community members among the split coke from a train wreck at West Columbia, 1901.

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Left:   Workers at ground level inside a mill, beneath the end point of a mill train.
Right: Shot of the Donora Southern Railroad with a car attached.

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Photo: Pennsylvania Railroad Station, Donora, PA.

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Left:   Coke workers along the tracks on a mine.
Right: The Pennsylvania and Lake Erie Railroad Station at Station Square in Pittsburgh, PA.